Like I mentioned in my post yesterday, I really would like to get into the habit of working out in the morning. This will give me a chance to boost my metabolism and burn more fat. I only worked a half day today and I was determined workout early enough so I can put today's post up at a reasonable time and enjoy the rest of my night. I managed to make my way to the gym at 6:30pm today. I know it wasn't the morning but it is a great improvement from last night's 10:30pm workout. Anyway, I made it to the gym and proceeded to run on the elliptical machine for 30 mins.
After I was done with the elliptical, I attempted to do my first full core body workout in about what seems to be 5 months. I did a little core the other day but nothing big. I made my way to the workout mat and plopped down on my back. What happened next could only described as a train wreck. I attempted to do 2 sets of 12 crunches and let me tell you my stomach got in the way of every single one of those crunches. About half way through my first set, I started to cramp up and barley got to 12. So, I decided to give it a minute before I attempted my second set. After a minute had gone by, I started into my second set and managed to make it to 12 reps without any cramping. I ended the core body workout by doing 2 sets of legs lifts and 2 sets of side twist on the cable machine. I honestly feel like I have been punched in the stomach at least 20 times. But like I said before, I am going to take it nice and easy and work my way up.
With that being said, let's get to the details of the day:
Meals of the Day (The Heavy Man = Points 41)
(For everyone who is new to the blog, I am currently following the Weight Watchers Points System)
Breakfast - 3 egg whites on whole wheat bread (Weight Watchers), and a slice of fat free american cheese = Points 3
Early Afternoon - 1 slice and a half of home made chicken pot pie (Weight Watchers Recipe) from last night = Points 7
Snack - Peanut Butter Ice Cream Bar (Weight Watchers) = Points 3
Late Afternoon - Tuna on a 6" whole wheat roll with a slice of american cheese, a bag of baked chips, and a bag of apple slices (Subway) = Points 14
Dinner - 2 cups of steamed chicken and broccoli with a cup of brown rice = Points 10
Dessert - Peanut Butter Ice Cream Bar (Weight Watchers) = Points 3
Total Points Eaten Today = 40 Points (1 point under my limit)
I went to the gym at 6:30pm today and ran for 30 mins on the elliptical machine. I then did a core body routine that consisted of: crunches (2 sets of 13 reps), leg lifts (2 sets of 12 reps), and side twist on the cable machine (2 sets of 12 reps each side). Tomorrow I will be running for about 15 mins and then I will do my upper body routine.
Day #27 - Weigh-In = 283 lbs
|Day #27 Weigh-In|
|Day #27 Front Shot|